THE SMARTSHAPE™ BLOG

"I couldn’t have asked for better care."
– Sarah, Gastric Sleeve

Diabetes Awareness Month

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes continues to be a hot topic of discussion as rates continue to be on the rise internationally and

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Meal Replacements vs. Protein Shakes

Oftentimes, individuals use the words “meal replacement” and “protein shake” interchangeably when in fact, they are two completely different products. According to the Canadian Food

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Mindful Eating

Mindful eating is a concept that goes beyond what foods we eat and considers the why and how of our eating experience. It helps us

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Celiac Awareness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month. Do you know the difference between wheat allergy, Celiac Disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity? A wheat allergy is when the

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Gas 101: What To Do After Surgery

We have all experienced the sense of bloating, cramping, belching, flatulence and even pain that intestinal gas can generate.  Many individuals can recall experiencing an

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